Saturday 29th December 2012 Cornwall Bird Sightings

TorpointGREEN-WINGED TEAL (drk) still at St Johns Lake at 0830hrs at Torpoint side of sewage outfall. Also Red-breasted Merganser (9) at Millbrook Lake (Thanks M.Hughes)

Bodmin Moor RING-NECKED DUCK (Fem) still at Siblyback Lake

Penzance – reported Ring-billed Gull (ad) between Jubilee Pool and Wherrytown this afternoon was a Common Gull

St AustellWAXWING in private garden near St Austell (Thanks J.Wright)

Waxwing, St Austell 291212 (J.Wright)

Waxwing, St Austell 291212 (J.Wright)

StithiansLong-tailed Duck still at Stithians Reservoir from southern causeway this morning (Thanks M.Curtis)

GodrevySnow Bunting between middle and top car parks at Godrevy Head (Thanks P.Baker)

St Austell – Velvet Scoter and Common Scoter (50) off Porthpean beach (Thanks R.Davey)

LooeGlaucous Gull (nr ad) still on roof of fish quay. Slav Grebe (2), Eider (male), Med Gull (ad), Common Sandpiper and GN Diver (10) off Hannafore Point late morning (Thanks P.Kemp)

PadstowBlack-necked Grebe still in harbour entrance. Also Firecrest (2) along Camel Trail jsut south of Padstow in cutting before bridge over Little Petherick Creek and Greenshank (2) by bridge (Thanks D.Spittle)

The LizardBlack-throated Diver (4) at Coverack late afternoon (Thanks J.Selby). Pom Skua and Great Skua (2) north past Lizard Point this afternoon

KenidjackSiberian Chiffchaff (2) at Kenidjack Valey (Thanks A.Mackintosh)

NewlynSlav Grebe, BT Diver (2) and GN Diver (10) at Newlyn

Carbis BayBalearic Shearwater and GN Diver offshore still

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